Ace passed away on April 1, 2019, at home. He was born on September 1, 1936, in Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada.
He retired in 2000 from ITT Aerospace Controls as a C&C Machinist SR.
Ace and Susan moved to Bodfish in 2003.
Ace is survived by his wife of 47 years, Susan Dukeshire; son, Aceil R. Dukeshire, Jr., of Bakersfield; son, Andy R. Dukeshire of Van Nuys; a son, Patrick Aceil Dukeshire, from his first wife; granddaughter, Grace Dakota Dukeshire; her parents, Patrick and Becky; brother-in-law, Alan Spiegel, and Kathy, of San Diego; brother-in-law, Ed Spiegel, and wife, Shondell, of Los Angeles; sister, Belinda Illsey; half-brother Joey, and Holly Moisey, of Nova Scotia, Canada; sister, Edith, and George Gordon, of New Foundland; as well as nieces and nephews in California and Canada.
Thank you, Optimal Hospice of Lake Isabella, for the care you gave Ace.
Bring a dish to share at Ace’s memorial service, held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, at Church of the Nazarene/Garden Community Fellowship, 2931 Erskine Creek Rd., Lake Isabella, Calif.